Give Your Thanksgiving Recipes an Oxygenating Boost

Our favorite way to boost your blood oxygen level is–you guessed it–breathing through your nose. But the next best way? With what you eat. Filling your plate with foods that boost your nitric oxide levels and blood cell count will help increase your blood flow, boost your cardiovascular health, and ensure your body uses oxygen…

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Food Labels: What They Mean and How to Read Them

Now that some of us are heading back to school, or back to the (actual) office, we’re getting back to packing lunches and meal prepping. And, if this year has made anything clear, it’s that our health is more important than ever–what we put in our body is going to help it run its best.…

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Food & Energy

We missed the boat on our summer bod, but we’re gearing up for the best fall bod we’ve ever had–and that means we’re educating ourselves on how to best boost our physical resilience and overall health. When you know how something works, you can make it work in your favor. Building muscle and burning excess…

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Foolproof Your Sleep Routine

Intake can help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep, but your body gets the best rest when it knows it can relax into a regular routine. Routines are our secret for just about everything. Once something becomes a habit, you no longer need to rely on discipline or planning to get it done—and that’s…

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Skip the Gym: Trail Workout

You’ll need… backpack water bottles, hand weights, or anything else heavy that fits in a backpack sun block cross-trainers Hiking is a great way to get in a powerful low-cortisol workout, but sometimes it’s not quite enough to really get that blood-pumping. Here are three ways you can take your hike to the next level-…

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Skip the Gym: Beach Workout

You’ll need your… jump rope sunblock (!) swimsuit Running or walking in sand can require up to 3 times the effort as running or walking on a flat surface, as your body has to put more energy toward maintaining balance and creating momentum. If you live near a beach, lake, or shoreline, take your gym…

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Skip the Gym: Park Workout

You’ll need your… Slackline Medicine Ball Resistance Bands Jump rope Workout buddy You won’t even miss the gym a little bit for this one. Bring your workout buddy and head to the nearest park (or maybe even your backyard!) and set up a slackline between two trees. Take turns spotting one another, or alternating between…

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Your Summer Workout Buying Guide

Itching to get back to the gym, but also itching to not be breathing all over the weight room in the midst of a respiratory pandemic? We can relate. For the next month, we’ll be releasing a mini summer workout series to get you back on track with your exercise goals without setting foot in…

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3 Questions with Andrew Charlesworth

Andrew has worked on the crossfit HQ staff for seven years and has done over 200 seminars. He co-founded the fitness brand Thundrbro, is the author of Thundrbro’s 100 Bro Hacks to Crush Life, and owns his own gym in Fenton, Michigan. How did you get started with Thundrbro, and fitness in general? My business…

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Our Smartest Closet Refresh Yet

Something we’ve learned over the course of this quarantine period: our clothes aren’t as practical as we thought they were. With our work time bleeding into our workout time bleeding into our personal time, we’re realizing that we don’t need all the clothes we thought we did–all we need are a few key items that…

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